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Can iPads Damage Children’s Eyes?

Young girl using a tablet while sitting on a couch

An Ontario study concluded that the COVID-19 pandemic saw an alarming increase in screen time among Canadian children. With the closure of schools and activities, many kids spend more time staring at a screen than playing outside.  Screens and digital devices, like iPads, iPhones, and computers, can negatively impact your kid’s eyes when overused.  Learn […]

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Orthokeratology (Ortho-K) Lenses: How They Can Help Treat Myopia

A young girl is holding a transparent case with orthokeratological contact lenses at the eye clinic.

While modern medicine has advanced greatly, there is still no permanent solution or cure for myopia or nearsightedness. There are, however, ways that Myopia can be treated which can have long term results and can noticeably slow down its progression. Orthokeratology (ortho-K) lenses are specially designed contact lenses that help to reshape the cornea while […]

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MiyoSmart Lenses for Treating Myopia in Children

A boy in a white shirt with black thin stripes is holding eyeglasses with miyosmart lenses near his face and is about to wear them.

It’s estimated that 30% of the population has myopia, more commonly referred to as nearsightedness, and that number is only growing. By 2050, it’s expected that almost 50% of the global population will have myopia. Many adults already treat myopia through corrective glasses or contact lenses. But optometrists and researchers are developing technology to help […]

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Are You a Candidate for Ortho K?

a woman holds up an ortho k lens

What Is Ortho-K? Eye surgery fixes eye issues such as myopia or astigmatism by reshaping the cornea—commonly with a laser. But even with leaps and bounds that science has made regarding laser eye surgery, it’s still invasive, no matter how minimally. There’s healing time, and reinjury sometimes becomes easier depending on the type of surgery […]

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